Updated Election Results for Nader/Gonzalez State by State

Nader/Gonzalez Campaign to Submit 53,000 Signatures for Pennsylvania Ballot Line

Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 12:00:00 AM

News Advisory
Contact: (Washington) Chris Driscoll, 202-360-3273, chris@votenader.org;
(Harrisburg, Pa.) Christina Tobin, 312-320-4101


Supporters of Independent Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader will submit petitions Friday, Aug. 1, to the Pennsylvania Department of State to place Mr. Nader and running-mate Matt Gonzalez on the November 2008 election ballot. Pennsylvania will be the 21st state in which the Nader/Gonzalez Campaign has filed for a ballot line since the celebrated consumer advocate announced his intent to run during a February 24 appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press". To qualify to appear on Pennsylvania's ballot, state law requires submission of the signatures of 24,665 registered voters. The Nader/Gonzalez campaign will submit more than 53,000 signatures.

Christina Tobin, Nader/Gonzalez 2008 national ballot coordinator, will be available at 11:00 a.m. for news media questions in the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda.

WHO: Pennsylvania Supporters of Nader/Gonzalez 2008 Campaign
WHAT: Turn-in of nominating petitions and press availability
WHEN: Friday Aug 1, 2008, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda, Third and State Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

About the Nader/Gonzalez Campaign
According to a July 1 CNN poll, Ralph Nader is polling six-percent   nationally, higher than his major poll numbers during the same time   period in 2000 and approaching the ten-percent threshold required for   eligibility to participate in "America's Presidential Debate in New Orleans", a Google-sponsored event scheduled for September 18. In the key swing state of Michigan -- whose voters were partially disenfranchised by the Democratic National Committee -- an EPIC-MRA poll found Nader at eight-percent. For more   information on the Nader/Gonzalez campaign, visit VoteNader.org.

About Ralph Nader
Celebrated attorney, author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader has been named by Time Magazine one of the "100 Most Influential Americans in the 20th Century". For more than four decades he has exposed problems and organized millions of citizens into more than 100 public interest groups advocating solutions. He led the movement to establish the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and enact the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and countless other pieces of important consumer legislation. Because of Ralph Nader we drive safer cars, eat healthier food, breathe better air, drink cleaner water, and work in safer environments. Nader graduated from Princeton University and received an LL.B from the Harvard Law School.